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Acres of hay burn in California

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 00:36

Sept. 27 - Fire tears through acres of hay in California, causing millions of dollars in damage as firefighters work to control its burn. Katharine Jackson reports.

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Flames consume nearly ten acres of hay in northern California, sending smoke billowing into the sky. Fire officials say the fire at Hay Kingdom in Winters has caused about six million dollars in damage so far, and it could keep burning for days. (SOUNDBITE) (English) VACAVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT CHIEF DOUG ROGERS SAYING: "It's a massive amount of fire. You think what you burn in your fireplace and multiply it by a thousand. It's a very hot fire, as you can see, a very smoky fire and it's difficult to try to extinguish." The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Acres of hay burn in California

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 00:36